Randy Furst

Reporter | Minneapolis
Phone: 612-673-7382
Randy Furst covers the U.S. District Court in Minnesota for the Star Tribune.

Recent content from Randy Furst

Ex-Minnesota judge sues over lookups of driver’s license info

She's the latest in a series of prominent people to say their privacy was violated over the license lookups.

Updated: May 13, 2014, - 08:59 PM

Judges to get more leeway in low-level drug cases

Responding to a call for reform by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, new Minnesota U.S. Attorney Andy Luger says low-level offenders are less likely to face “mandatory minimum” sentences.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 06:13 AM

Federal cases against Minnesota fishing poachers collapse

In­dict­ments have fizzled in the cases of 10 ac­cused in a huge op­er­a­tion on state Indian res­er­va­tions.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 07:53 PM

Montevideo man sentenced for arms charge, not terrorism

Buford “Bucky” Rogers, arrested a year ago in what the FBI called a major terrorist plot, was sentenced on Monday to three years and four months after federal authorities decided to charge him with lesser crimes of illegal possession of a firearm and two small, unregistered explosive devices.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 05:49 PM

Bertha Smith, first black teacher in Minneapolis schools, dies at 94

Smith was a role model for generations of children, a respected community leader, a tireless volunteer and a transcendent figure in the early years of the civil rights movement in Minneapolis.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 11:25 PM

Feds: No terrorist plot in Montevideo

Federal agents investigated claims against Buford “Bucky” Rogers, but admit now that they found no group plan of attack. Authorities are seeking a five-year sentence on weapons violations.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 09:22 PM

Walter Mondale backs decision to pay a woman $30,000 less

Defense came during testimony in civil lawsuit against Norway.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 05:44 AM

Ex-investment adviser admits to defrauding people of $6 million

The U.S. attorney’s office said some people lost their life savings in a $6 million investment fraud case.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 03:07 PM

Mpls. man sues Roseville police over forceful arrest, Taser

Roseville cops are seen in video using a Taser and throwing a passenger to the ground.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Militia leader from Maplewood pleads guilty to Fort Bragg ID theft

Keith Novak of Maplewood sold personnel information of Army service members to an FBI undercover employee.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 09:49 PM

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